xvi, 363 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
0521611849 paperback 9780521611848 paperback 0521847389 hardback 9780521847384 hardback
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : Federalism and the welfare state / Herbert Obinger, Francis G. Castles and Stephan Leibfried Australia : federal constraints and institutional innovations / Francis G. Castles and John Uhr Canada : nation-building in a federal welfare state / Keith Banting The United States : federalism and its counter-factuals / Kenneth Finegold Austria : strong parties in a weak federal polity / Herbert Obinger Germany : co-operative federalism and the overgrazing of the fiscal commons / Philip Manow Switzerland : the marriage of direct democracy and federalism / Herbert Obinger ... [et al.] 'Old' and 'new politics' in federal welfare states / Stephan Leibfried, Francis G. Castles and Herbert Obinger.